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TEMPORARY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Updated: 2003/02/24

Conference site: Guadalupe Room, University Center 2nd floor

Thursday  2/27        Sociolinguistics and Grammar                         

8:30-9:00

Registration

 

9:00-9:15

 

Opening Remarks

 

9:15-9:45

 

Michael Ahland (UTA): Language death and ethnic identity in Mesmes: an interview with the terminal speaker of an Ethio-Semitic lect and his community

 

9:45-10:15

 

Cathryn Fine(GIAL): How far is too far? script extendability in Bouyei orthography design

 

10:15-10:45

 

Cheng-Fu Chen(UT-Austin): Split-Ergativity in Rukai

10:45-11:00

Break

 

11:00-11:30

 

Mark Brown(UT-Austin): It's a definite conspiracy: an analysis of determiner-sensitive structures in Iquito

 

11:30-12:00

 

Janet Wilson (UTA): TAM-spreading in Kuche discourse

 

12:00-12:30

 

Franca Ferrari-Bridgers (NYU): Gender assignment in Italian

12:30-1:45

Break for Lunch

 

1:45-2:15

 

Ian Connally (UTA): Script Divergence, Discourse Management and the Performance of Gender

 

2:15-2:45

 

Luke Wang (NCCU): When Quality Maxim competes with Politeness Principle

2:45-3:00

Break

 

3:00-3:30

 

Carla Owens (UTA): Piqued About Peak

 

3:30-4:00

 

Jieun Kim (UTA): Learning English spatial prepositions: a case study of a Korean speaker

4:00

Summary and Dismissal

5:00

Welcome Party

 


Friday  2/28                    Phonetics and Phonology  

8:30-8:45

Registration

 

8:45-9:00

 

Opening Remarks

 

9:00-9:30

 

Marina Tzakosta (Leiden): Trochees vs. iambs in Greek child language: a conflict resolved within Optimality Theory

 

9:30-10:00

 

May Shen (UTA): A phonological study of Sanchong Gelao

 

10:00-10:30

 

Scott Berthiaume (UTA, SIL-Mexico): Northern Pame laryngeally ambiguous vowels: evidence for a sequence approach

10:30-10:55

Break

 

11:00-12:00

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Esling, Secretary of the IPA, University of Victoria, British Colombia The Laryngeal Sphincter as an Articulator: How Register and Phonation Interact With Vowel Quality and Tone

12:00-1:15

Break for Lunch

 

1:15-1:45

 

Julie May Kolgjini (UTA): An acoustic analysis of palatal consonants in Albanian: stops or affricates

 

1:45-2:15

 

Mousa Btoosh(UTA): Continuous Syllabification in Karak Arabic

 

2:15-2:45

 

Katie Schack (UTA): The implications of the Kam tonal system for tonal models

2:45-3:00

Break

 

3:00-3:30

 

Lars Huttar (GIAL): Conceptual and Visual Modeling of Discourse Annotations in Software Tools

 

3:30-4:00

 

Ruel Macaraeg (UTA): Was Kenneth Pike a Buddhist?

 

4:00

 

Closing Remarks

Announcement of Yumi Nakamura prize recipient